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Old November 30 2012, 03:11 AM   #1
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Futurama "Law and Oracle" BSG reference

I watched the Futurama episode "Law and Oracle" where Fry quits Planet Express and gets a job with the New New York City police and a couple things in this episode are reminiscent of BSG. Fry's assigned to the NNYPD's future crimes division. The future crimes division's room housing the future predicting "oracle" Pickles looks a bit like the control center in a Cylon basestar, and Pickles is actually a robotic cyborg with a brain who sits in a tub.







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Old November 30 2012, 04:00 AM   #2
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Re: Futurama "Law and Oracle" BSG reference

^Uhh, the whole plot of "Law and Oracle" is a pastiche of the movie Minority Report. In that movie, the PreCrime division used psychics who floated in a tub of liquid. The reference is to that, not BSG.
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Old December 2 2012, 11:11 PM   #3
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Re: Futurama "Law and Oracle" BSG reference

Cylon and Garfunkel from Bendin' in the Wind always makes me laugh.


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Old December 2 2012, 11:31 PM   #4
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^ On a slightly tangential note...

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